Superstar actor Rajinikanth has announced a Rs. 50 lakh financial aid for film workers who have lost their jobs due to coronavirus.
As a precautionary measure for coronavirus prevention, the 144 blockade has come into effect in Tamil Nadu on March 24.
Earlier, educational institutions, shopping malls and theaters closed. Filming has also been suspended for the past few days, rendering many workers jobless.
"Actors need to come forward and help the film workers," said South Indian Film Workers Federation President R.K. Selvamani, seeking help from everyone.